Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Early results for gene editing study

Early, partial results from a historic gene editing study indicate that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect.

Embedding genomics in the NHS

Genomics England is beginning a dialogue to explore public aspirations, concerns and expectations about the development of genomics and genomic medicine in the UK.

Personalised pathology solutions

CliniSys’ Pathology Relationship Management (PRM) solution has been specifically designed to support healthcare professionals and the business of pathology.

Journal-based learning exercises - October 2018

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at:

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National Pathology Week

The IBMS is encouraging member’s to get involved in National Pathology Week, which takes place next month.

The birth of modern medicine

How an unintentional discovery in a messy lab ushered in a new era for infectious diseases.


A Silicon Valley AI and genomics start-up has netted $32m in its first round of funding.

Predicting HIV transmission

Computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of HIV across populations, say US scientist.

An unusual pregnancy

Yvonne Webb, a Specialist Biomedical Scientist from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, looks back over a case study.


MWE recently launched its revolutionary new product Sigma MM Molecular Medium, which renders pathogenic material safe within seconds by killing any bacteria and viruses, while preserving intact DNA and RNA ready for molecular analysis.

Return of the AIDS epidemic?

Linda-Gail Bekker, President of the International AIDS Society, fears there may be a resurgence of the HIV epidemic.